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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Iowa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Davenport Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Marijuana Conspiracy

Davenport, Iowa – A Davenport man, Cory Lamar Carter, age 33, was sentenced Thursday, May 27, 2021, by United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey to five years in prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana. Following his prison term Carter was ordered to serve four years of supervised release.

According to court documents, Carter was involved in multiple instances of marijuana trafficking between the summer of 2018 and the fall of 2019. As a part of this investigation, the United States Postal Inspector intercepted multiple packages destined for Carter’s residence, which contained pounds of marijuana. Carter has a prior federal conviction for Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with Intent to Distribute Marijuana. On January 28, 2021, Carter pleaded guilty to the charge.

Acting United States Attorney Richard D. Westphal of the Southern District of Iowa made the announcement.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Davenport Police Department, and the United States Postal Inspector were involved in the investigation of this matter. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Contact: 
Rachel J. Scherle 515-473-9300 USAIAS-PAO@usdoj.gov
Updated June 1, 2021